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WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 22, 1909.
The Advertiser's Phones:
Office, No. 61
Residence, No. 17.
Miss Hettie Sheppard has return
ed after spendiug the summer at
. Capt. E. H. Folk and A. S. Tomp
kins, Esq., went up to Saluda on
Thursday on professional business.
Mr. J. J. Griffis told the writer
on Saturday thai; Turkey creek was
higher on Friday last than it has
been in twenty-one years.
Messrs. Rives Bros. have en
gaged Mr. J. M. Cobb to take
charge of their shoe department for
the fall season.
Miss Wilmouth Jackson, of York
county, is teaching the Waycross
school this session, and is boarding
at the home of Mr. P. F. Ryan.
.As a result of the very heavy
rains last week a quantity of corn
on creeks and branches was con
siderably damaged. Some was de
Judge A. C. Ouzts of Elmwood
has been made happy by the new ar
rival in his home. As soon as the
scientific world settles the Peary
Cook controversy he will be given a
The ladies who were appointed
by the County Fair association to
take charge of the floral parade are
* requested to meet at the home of
of Mrs. J. D. Holstein Monday af
ternoon at 4:30 o'clock.
.Tust received another large ship
ment of Cortwright metal shingles,
will last a life-time.
Stewart & Kernaghan
Mr. and Mrs. E. S. Johnston are
receiving the congratulations of their
friends over the arrival of a
beautiful little ^daughter, Mary
Elizabeth, who is now a per
mapent visitor at their home.
The Advertiser's representative,
Mr. C. M. Mellrcharap, was very
favorably impressed with his visit
to Plum Branch last week. The peo
ple are wide-awake and aggressive,
and the town affords an excellent
seed and cotton market for the sur
ro anding country.
Rev. A. C. Wilkins, the pastor of
th? Baptist church at Abbeville, has
been spending his vacation down in
Beaufort county, and stopped over
with his friend, Mir. L. F. Dorn, at
Purkaville, Friday while en route
to his borne.
For Rent: A five-room house,
convenient to college. Possession
given at once. Apply to
J. L. Mims.
Mr. Earl Cogburn and Miss Carrie
Bryant were recently married by the
Rev. Mr. Heckle at the parsonage.
Earl is a bright, handsome boy
and the oldest child of Mr. J. H.
Cogburn, who lives near Elmwood.
Miss Carrie is a beautiful and intel
ligent daughter of Mr. James Bry
ant of the Good Hope section.
"Why do so many women rest
their chins on their hands when
they are trying to think?" To hold
their mouths shut so they won't dis
One of the wives of a Mormon
?coming downstairs one rooming met
the physician who was attending
ber husband, says Human Life. "Is
he very ill?'' she asked anxiously.
"He is," replied the physician. "I
fear the end is not far off." "Do
you think," she asked, "I should be
at bis bedside during his last mo
ments?" "Yes, but I advise you to
hurry. The best places are already
We have just received a beauti
ful assortment of solid silver in the
latest patterns and designs known
to the silversmith's art. Our new
line of table cutlery is also being
Penn & Holstein,
Successors to G. L. Penn & Son.
Large assortment of heating
stoves, coal and wood burners.
Stewart & Kernaghan.
American Lady corsets, a shape
for every figure at
Postum, Cream of wheat and
Grape Nuts at
Swift's Premium Hams and Goer
gia Cane syrup at
We solicit your prescription
business. XJtmost care is exercised
in compounding prescriptions and
only pure, fresh drugs are used. Our
prices are very reasonable.
PENN & HOLSTEIN,
G. L. Penn & Son.
Fly nets in leather or cotton for
RAMSEY & .JONES.
The family^SS?r. J. U. Stives
returned Frida&Jijlst after spending
the summer at t^eir summer home
in the mountains vof North C.troli
See our lines of grates.
Stewart & Kernaghun.
Col. W. f. Talbert ranks among
the growers of fine corn of the west
side. His corn should by all rr .eans
have been entered as a competitor
for one of the prizes in the contest.
An ice cream festival will be giv
en at the home of Mrs. W. S. Cog
burn Thursday afternoo n at 4:30
o'clock under the auspices of the
Loyal Temperance Legion, There
will also be a meeting of the Legion
at the home of Mrs. W. S. Cogburn
Saturday afternoon at 4;30 o'clock.
Considering the very heavy rain
fall of Thursday last, amounting
almost to a cloudburst, the taxpay
ers were exceedingly fortunate in
having only two bridges washed
away in the county. One was across
Stevens creek on the Long Cane
road and the other was acrosrt the
same creek on the Ninety Six road.
While the yield of cotton will not
be what it promised at one time,
vet it is a fact that with the staple
selling for upwards of twelve cents
farmers will realize a handsome sum
for tbeir crop. Some days ago Mr.
W. D. Holland told us that he re
ceived a check for 8137.52 for two
bales of cotton, and estimating the
seed at 818 would make the total
receipts ?155.52. Farmers wear
broad smiles when they recc've such
. Miss Madge Mays has gone to
teach at Ulmer, S. C., Miss Eileen
Ouzts, ' will teach the Flatrock
school; Miss Louise Lyon will leach
near Wards; Miss May Roper has
been engaged as assistant teacher
of the Plum Branch; school Miss
Daisy Lyon will teach near Ridge
Spring; Miss Mattie Lyon will teach
at Williston and Miss Mattie Mi ms
will teach in the Edgefield Graded
Wanted, the ladies of Edgefield
to call and see our line of silver
ware. Silver knives with flexible
blades, guaranteed to hold an edge.
Stewart & Kernaghun.
W?I Win Prize
We are feasting upon fried potato,
"candied yara"and potato oust a rds,all
from one and the same potato, which
was presented to us bv Mr. Richard
McCreary. This enormous sweot po
tato weighed something over four
pounds. Mr. McCreary must make
an exhibit at the County FA T of
his new "breed" of potatoes.
Dealers in Building Material.
When you need lime, cement,
roofing, paint or building material
of any kind, send your orders to R.
J. Horne and Co., of Augusta. They
are large dealers and are in a posi
tion to make very close prices Fur
thermore, they stand squarely be
hind everything they. sell. This
popular firm already has many
friends in this vicinity but is desir
ous of making more friends'. Give
them J, trial order, and be convinced
of their honest, business-like deal
Wanted At ?Once: Two ex
perienced clothing salesmen. None
others need apply.
724 Broad St.
Fresh oat meal and sh rede.1
Harris and Glenn Springs water
in 5-gall'on demijohn, at low prices
Five-pound bucket of roasted
Mocha and Java coffee-flavor un
Go With a Rush.
The demand for that wonderf ul
stomach, liver and kidnev cure, Dr.
King's New Life pills-is astound
ing. W E Lynch & Co., Penn &
Holstein say they never saw the
like. Its because they never :ail to
cure sour stomach, constipation, in
digestion, biliousness, jaundice,
sick headach, chills a id malaria.
Only 25c. W E Lynch & Co., Penn
<fc Holstein, successors to G L Penn
See our line of hay for;;s and
carriers, sickle grinders. Prices
Stewart & Kernaghan.
Rives Bros have just received a
case of ladies' sweaters from the
manufacturers for early fall wear,
and they ask the ladies to (all and
see the new style in sweaters for
Misses and Ladies.
stops loss of flesh in babies
and children and in adults
in summer as well as winter.
Some people have gained a
pound a day while talos g it.
Take lt In a little cold water or milk.
Get a ml bottle now. AO Druggists
* Vlf ?
We Speak For Pass No. I;
We'understand that Dr. D. A. J.
Bell and Mr. L. F. ?>orn are al
ready contending with each other
as to which shall be in. charge of
the first electric car that will run
from Parlc8ville to? Edgefield after
the Twin City harnesses the Savan
nah and supplies the necessary pow
er. The Advertiser man is anxious
for a settlement of this contention
to be reached, so we will know to
whom to make application for free
pass No. 1. .
Thc editor of The Advertiser
wishes to express bis sincere appre
ciation to Dr. D. A. J. Bell, Mr.
J. ft. Boddie and Mr. B. D. Kitch
ings, for the thoughtful courtesies
extended, and valuable assistance
rendered our representative, Mr. C.
M. Mellichamp, in his tour of the
west-side last week. The pleasure
and profit derived from his trip were
greatly increased through the efforts
andkindness of these three gentle
"Home of Good Clothes"
No name-stands higher in Augus
ta than that of E. S. McCreary and
Co, "the home of good clothes." At
tention is directed to McCreary's
new advertisement in this issue. The
policy of this firm has been the pur
chasing of garments that possess
merit as well as style, and it has been
a strict adherence to this policy that
hail built for them a large and stead
ily increasing business. When shop
ping in Augusta do not fail to call
at the McCreary store, 742 Broad.
Miss' Eileen Ouzts . entertained
nearly a half a hundred of her
young friends very delightfully
Thursday evening last.T'he brilliant
ly lighted and beautifully decorat
ed home presented a very enchant
ing scene on this happy occasion.
Af ter a number of games and con
tests were engaged in, an excellent
supper, consisting of several courses,
was beautifully served. Miss Eileen
raside a most charming hostess, see
ing that every one o? her guests en
joyed the occasion to the fullest ex
tent. It was with great reluctance
that adieus were said.
Shows Marked Increase
The Advertiser's subscription list
is growing by leaps and bounds
Our representative, Mr. C. M. Mel
lich amp, wrote us from Plum
Branch last week: "On Wednesday
I added fourteen new names to the
subscription list and Thursday I
added twelve and up to two o'clock
to-day I have added eight. The ma
jority of the new subscribers paid
ca?h in advance." The people ap
preciate what The Advertiser is
doing for the development of the
county along all lines, and are ral
lying to our support. We feel en
couraged to do more and to give
them a still better paper.
Popular Both in Georgia and
Attention is directed to the new
advertisement of the Georgia-Caro
lina Furniture Company in this is
sue.This popular and aggressive firm
succeeds Fleming and Bowles, the
old furniture dealers of Augusta.
They call especial attention this
week to their iron, brass and enara
eled beds which should be of intor
est to every housewife who contem
plates purchasing furniture. Every
lady who will send her name and ad
dress to the Georgia-Carolina Fur
niture Company will receive a nice
case of needles fiee. It's worth
A Hurry Up Call.
Quick! Mr. Druggist-Quick!
A box of Bucklen's Arnica Salve
Here's a quarter-For the love of
Moss, hurry! Baby's bumed him
self, terribly-Johnny -cut his foot
with the axe-Mamie's scalded-Pa
can't walk from piles-Billy has
boils and my corns ache. She got
it and soon cured all the family. Its
the greatest healer on earth. Sold
by W E Lynch & Co.\ Penn & Hol
stein, successors to G L Penn <fc
Another large shipment of Pitts
burg perfect fence wire expected
Stewart <fc Kernaghan.
Full assortment of school sup
plies of all kinds, such as pens, pen
cils, tablets, copy-books, etc.
Penn & Holstein,
Successors to G. L. Penn & Son.
The Road to Success
has many obstructions, but none
BO desperate as poor health. Success
to-day demands health, but Electric
Bitters is the greatest health build
er the world has ever known. It
compels perfect action of the stom
ach, liver, kidneys, bowels, purifies
and enriches the blood, ind tones
and invigorates the whole system.
Vigorous body and keen brain fol
low their use. You can't afford to
slight Electric Bitters if weak, run
down or sickly. Only 50c. Guaran
teed by W E Lynch & Co., Penn
?b Holstein, successors to G L Penn
The new- Talcum Powder, Gar
wood's pound package of Talcum
powder for only 25 cents. Nothing
latter cm the market.
Penn & Holstein.
We Need Mr. Edmumd's "Rab.
Mr. R. -?T. Edmunds who con
ducts a first-class . blacksmith, and
repair shop at Parksvill?^ Stated to
The Advertiser's repr?sentative a
few day!) ago thatjhe has beim doing
work on credit, just as a merchant
sells goods on credit, and -that his
lasses will not exceed one dollar per
year during the last ten years. This
indicate;; two things, that Mr. Ed..
munds i:> a good collector and that
his patrons are an honest debp-pay
ing people. The writer would like
to borrow Mr. Edmund's '"rabbit
foot" or learn his collecting secret.
No Place Like Home.;
"While in Augusta a few days
ago we met by chance our friend
James L. Gilchrist who though he
lives south of the Savannah is not
yet a Georgian by any means. As
he has suffered greatly from
rheumatism since leaving his old
home, it is probable that he will in
no very remote day sell his Georgia
farm and move back to his first love,
the banks of Turkey oreek and the
Rehoboth hills., Mr? Gilchrist has
15 fine cows and finds-dairying very
p ratable but the scarcity of labor
ana the condition of his health may
cause him to come back home.
A Cordial Invitation.
The rame of Levy is familiar to
the Edgefleld people. For years
many of them bave eupplied' their
needs at the. popular J 8tot*e of J.
Willie Levy and Co., of- Augusta,
and in this issue will .be found a
very cordial invitation, to the Edge
field public 'from these large cloth
iers and furnishers. In addition to
carrying avery large stock of stylish
dependable clothing for men, J.
Willie Levy Co. have a well equip
ped ladies' department on their sec
ond floor, to which they invite the
ladies when they visit Augusta. See
their advertisement in this issue.
Do You Get Up
With a Lame Back?
Kidney Trouble Makes You Miserable.
Almost everyone knows of Dr. Kilmer's
Swamp-.'?toot, the great kidney, liver and
p_^ - bladder remedy, be-,
rL^fcy, i cause of its remark
j|| able health restoring
[L properties. Swamp
I - Root fulfills almost
r^S every wish in over
pain in the back, kid
J~~r^(j|j|l nc.ys, liver, bladder
'(t^i^S a,;d every part of the
rinary passage. It
corrects inability to
hold water and scaldingpain in passingit,
or bad effects following use of liquor, wine
or beer, and overcomes that unpleasant
necessity of being compelled to go often
through." .the day, and to get up many
times dnring the night.
Swamp-Root is not recommended for
everything but -if-you .haye kidney, liver
or blade.er trouble, it will be found just
the remiidy you need. It has been thor
oughly tested in private practice, and has
proved no successful that a special ar
rangement has been made by which all
readers of this paper, who have not al
ready tried it, may have a sample bottle
sent free by mail, also a book'.telling
more about Swamp-Root, and how to
find out : ? youhave kid
ney or bladder Jxouble.
reading this generous
ciffer in this paner and j
send your address to ?_
Dr. Kilmer & Co., Homo oTawSn^Rwl
Binghamton, N.Y. The regular fifty-cent
and oninlollnr size bottles are sold by
all drujigists. Don't make any mistake
but remember the name, Swamp-Root,
Dr. Kilmer's Swamp-Root, and the ad
dress, BInghamton, N. Y., on every bottle.
Full assortment of fresh fancy
crackers and cakes.
:...Let- us supply you with garden
seed. We sell both Buist's and Fer
ry's se^d. Either will give perfect
Rivi;s Bros are now receiving
their fall line of shoes from the
manufacturers and they carry such
manufacturers goods as are guaran
teed to them,and they warrant-every
pair o;f shoes they sell to be solid
and as represented.
Rives Bros will maintain the
reputation of the old house. Thev
are stronger than ever in having the
,best and most reliable shoes in
Edgefield county. They rave shoes
made by manufacturers who stand
behind them and they stand behind
All our summer goods going at
Night on Bald Mountain.
Ont lonely night, Alex. Benton
of Fort Edward. N. Y., climbed
Bald Mountain to the home of a
neighbor, tortured by asthma, bent
on curing him with Dr. King's New
Discovery, that had cured himself
of asthma. This wonderful medicine
soon relieved and quickly cured his
neighbor. Later it cured his sun's
wife of a severe lung trouble. Mil
lions believe its the greatest throat
and lung cure on earth. Coughs,
colds, croup, hemorrhages and sore
lungs are surely cured by it. Best
for hay fever, grip and whooping
cough. 50c and ?1.00. Trial bottle
free. Guaranteed by W E Lynch ?fe
Co., Penn & Holstein, successors to
G L Penn cfc Son.
Enter The Advertser's Wheat
and Oats Contest.
Our Fall Goods are ROW ready for your inspection. ,
We have all departments complete with two new depart- *
ments this Fall,
Shoes: Shoes: Shoes: '
Our shoe department second to none in the county. The reputation of the old
stand for best shoes sold in the county, this reputation will be more othan .sustained
by calling and seeing the line wc have, made up by the leading shs minufac hir
ers. No jobbers shoes carried. Every pair warranted. For Style, Quality, Fit,
Wear, For Assortment, make to us for Shoes.
Our New Department of Ladies Tailored Coat Suits.
In this department (on balcony) we baldone more business thus far than we
expected to do the entire Fall and has tfeen very much admired and complimented
in the way we have done business Not Having the ladies all dress in uniform.
We are 'still taking orders for these suits from samples at 25 peF cent saved to you.
Ladies', Misses' and Children's Fall style cloaks just opened up this week.
-Millinery! Millinery! Millinery! Millinery!
This department (on Balcony) is in charge of'Miss Nora Grey, a thorough and com
petent milliner from Baltimore sent out by Armstrong, Gator and Co. with highest
recommendations. We have put in the best line ot millinery that we have ever,
carried. We can suit all classes in style also in price. Come to cur millinery
opening October 5. 6. 7, and 8th.
New Style Elastic Belts from 10c upwards.
All'standard Prints at 5c per yard. New line of ladies neck wear.
Our Dress Goods Department.
36 in wide double width Suiting 20c value special at ioc# Costume or Cravanet
cloth for Misses School dresses 25c v niue for 15c. Beautiful line of Red Seal
quality wash Gingham at 10c. Evening colors in crepe for cheap evening dresses
ioc special. Our wool dress go^ds from 25c upward containing all the popuHr
colors and fabrics of the seasou. #
Men's and Boys' Hats and Caps.
This is another new department(under Balcony). We have Just begun this
department this fall and everthing is new and stylish. We have boy's hats from
25c up and a nobbv Hne of young men's hats, up-to-date in color and style.
Yours To Serve,
Why You Should Send Your Sons and
Daughters to the
S? C? !.
1. Because only a limited number ol' boarders is taken, thereby making
possible for each student to receive the personal attention of the
.I. Edgefield is noted for its health-being situated ina high, dry, rolling
3. Handsome new brick buildings with modern improvements and up-to
4. Extensive grounds-beautiful oak grove-ideal surroundings.
5. High-toned, cultured, Christian men and women compose the Faculty;
fourteen teachers, each a specialist.
(>. Greatest care used in selecting teachers whose personal influence over
the students will be elevating.
7. The President and ten teachers live in the building with the students.
8. From the time students reaoh Edgefield until they take the train for
their homes, they are under the watchful care and close personal atten
tion of the President and Faculty.
ti. Regular study hours morning, afternoon and night' under the direct
supervision of the teachers.
10. High standard-thorough course of study-our work bears close
11. In competitive examination for West Point, Annapolis and other
scholarships, our students have always boen eminently successfully.
12. On account of our thorough Literary Course, excellent training in
discipline and the general upbuildi.ig of character, morally and relig
iously, our graduates are always in demand as teachers, stenographers,
bookkeepers, etc. , t
13. Table supplied with good, wholesonu and properly prepared food;
?ight teachers in dining-room with students.
14. Comfortable and home-like bedrooms. No crowding allowed in any
of the departments of the institution.
1"). Beciuse for eighteen years our school has been in successful opera! ion
under the same management, thereby proving itself worthy to ask for
Iii. Notwithstanding the expansive Faculty employed, the wholesome and
abundant table fare and the other home comforts, the charges are
Next session begins Sept. 30th. For catalog and application blank
P. N. K. BAILEY, President,
EDGEFIELD, S. C.